That former Lakers core has three all stars (Russell, Ingram, Randle), a likely 6MOY (Clarkson), and good role players across the league (Nance, Kuz, AC, Hart, Zo, Svi, Bryant, Moe).
Would obviously have been cool to see them flourish here but watching them grow has been v cool.
Sources: NBA to announce THIRD All-Star team:
Starters: Trae Young, Devin Booker, Khris Middleton, Domantas Sabonis, Bam Adebayo
Reserves: Tobias Harris, Brandon Ingram, De'Aaron Fox, Fred VanVleet, DeMar DeRozan, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Gordon Hayward
Dez Bryant speaking to the fact that the offense can’t be learned overnight shines light in ways.
Limited offseason. COVID breakout mid way through the year. Not many vets on offense (Snead, Ingram, Boyle... that’s it) guys still developing their professional process...